Obituaries

Tue
06
Sep

Jerry D. Pendarvis

Tue
06
Sep

Georgie Joe Rutledge

Tue
06
Sep

Marie Wooten

Marie Wooten, 86, of Georgetown, passed from this life on Friday, September 2, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Wooten was a registered nurse and served at the LaSalle Parish Health Unit for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed. Services were held at 11 a.m, Monday, Sept. 5, at Georgetown Baptist Church in Georgetown with Pastor Carl Griffith officiating. Interment followed in the Georgetown Cemetery in Georgetown under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Alyne Sharp, and brother, James E. Sharp. Survivors include her son, John Wooten of Georgetown; daughter, Teresa Wooten of Georgetown; brothers, Harvey W. Sharp of Houston, TX, and Robert D. Sharp of Giddings, TX; sister, Virginia Pryer of Houston TX; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. 
Tue
30
Aug

Wilfred ‘Freddy’ Book

Wilfred “Freddy” Book, 74, of Jonesville, passed from this life on Friday, August 26, 2016, at his home. He was born January 17, 1942. Freddy loved fishing, hotrods and playing the guitar. Services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Good Road Pentecostal Church of Jonesville with the Revs. Bryan Taylor and Marion Trisler, Jr. officiating. Arrangements were under direction of Magnolia Funeral Home of Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Jo Book; sons, Kenny M. Book, Robert Y. Book, Carl J. Book and Mark J. Book; sister, Bonnie Phifer; brothers, Terry Book, Marty Book, Frank Book and Jimmy Book. Survivors include his daughter, Evelyn Ballance; ten grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters, Linda Whitley of Castroville, TX, Judy Reynolds, Mary Embry and Nancy Sanford; brother, Jeff Book; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved pets, Cujo and Leroy.

Tue
30
Aug

Amanda Cathleen Dale

Amanda Cathleen Trichel Dale, 85, of Sicily Island, passed from this life on Friday, August 26, 2016, at Plantation Oaks Nursing Center in Wisner. She was born April 24, 1931 in Jena to the union of her parents, Edwin Berchman, Sr. and Mae Andrews Trichel. Cathleen grew up in Harrisonburg, attending Harrisonburg Elementary and High School. She graduated from Istrouma High School in Baton Rouge where she completed her senior year. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education from Louisiana State University. She returned home to begin a long and rewarding teaching career, which included teaching business education at Sicily Island High School and Ferriday High School and mathematics at Martin Junior High School in Sicily Island. Mrs. Dale was a charter member of the First Baptist Church of Sicily Island where she served as pianist and taught the Senior Ladies’ Sunday School Class. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Louisiana Retired Teachers’ Association.

Tue
30
Aug

Mary Edith Guin

Mary Edith Guin, 88, of Tullos, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at The Summit. She was born July 2, 1928 to the union of her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Faye Albert. Mrs. Guin was a member of Bentley United Pentecostal Church and pioneer of the Pentecostal Faith, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She retired as a housekeeper from Parkview Nursing Home, Winnfield. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Bentley United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Bruce Maxwell, E. R. Johnson, Craig Martin, Leland Guin and Donnell Spurgeon officiating. Interment followed in the Bay Springs Cemetery of Chopin under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Pineville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Guin; son, Clarence Wayne Guin; her parents; siblings, Arthur Albert, Henry Albert, Sam Albert, Clarence Beasley and Octavia Daniels.

Tue
30
Aug

Sharon Sue Isonhood

Sharon Sue Mc-Guffee Isonhood, 75, of Enterprise, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at home after a strong fought battle with cancer. She was born July 4, 1941 in Enterprise to the union of her parents, Ancel and Ruby McGuffee. Sharon was a loving wife to Earl Isonhood for 54½-years. They were married on January 25, 1962. Although God did not bless Sharon with children, He used her to bless many children from California to Louisiana and she loved each and every one of them. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27 from the sanctuary of New Ouachita Baptist Church at Enterprise with the Revs. James King and Craig James officiating. Graveside services followed in the Rosefield Cemetery in Rosefield under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Darryl McGuffee.

Tue
30
Aug

Mary Catherine Paul

Mary Catherine Paul, 75, of Jena, passed from this life on Monday, August 22, 2016, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania. She was born January 14, 1941 to the union of her parents, Allen Monroe, Jr. and Francis Catherine Uttz Moore. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug.29, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Rhinehart. Interment followed under direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, J. O. Paul. Survivors include one brother, Frank Allen Moore of Lumberton, TX; and one sister, Margie Kay Ellis of Vidor, TX.

Tue
30
Aug

Wayne Surveal Poole

Wayne Surveal Poole, 71, of Summerville, gained his Heavenly reward shortly after 9 p.m. last Saturday night, August 27, 2016. He was born April 1, 1945 to the union of his parents, Cary Surveal and Elizabeth Octavia Whitehead Poole. Wayne was a carpenter by trade, and of the Baptist faith. Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29, at Summerville Baptist Church with the Revs. Mickey Hudnall, Glen Roark, and Jess Henderson officiating. Interment followed in the Spring Ridge Cemetery near Aimwell under direction of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Dee Powell, Linda Haye and Elaine Poole.

Tue
30
Aug

Wanda O. Stenhoff

Wanda Sue Orman Stenhoff, 67, of Tullos, passed from this life on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania. She was born December 26, 1948 in Ruston to the union of her parents, Arthur and Opal Loe Orman. Wanda received her beautician’s license and worked many years as a hairdresser. In the last several years she has been a homemaker and a volunteer with the Olla Fire Department. She enjoyed collecting teddy bears and taking care of her mother’s doll collection. Wanda loved dogs and had many through the years. Services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, from the sanctuary of Olla United Methodist Church with Rev. Aaron Carpenter officiating. Interment followed in the Olla Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Don Stenhoff. Survivors include her special friend, Carl Damron; numerous cousins and great-cousins; members of the Fire Department of Olla and lots of friends.

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